England v South Africa
South Africa in British Isles 1947 (5th Test)
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th August 1947 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresHG Baldwin, JA Smart
Close of play day 1England (1) 311/6 (Howorth 17*, Evans 10*)
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 204/4 (Mitchell 92*, Dawson 28*)
Close of play day 3South Africa (2) 8/1 (Mitchell 1*)

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonb Mann832392136- 
C Washbrooklbw b Mann32103853- 
JDB Robertsonc Melville b Smith42819-- 
DCS Comptonc Tuckett b Rowan531341044- 
*NWD Yardleyb Mann591831346- 
K Cranstonst Fullerton b Rowan45110996- 
R Howorthc Fullerton b Rowan2374713- 
+TG Evansrun out4588665- 
C Gladwinnot out51120907- 
DVP Wrightb Mann1456492- 
WH Copsonb Dawson67131- 
Extras(4 b, 7 lb, 1 nb)12
Total(all out, 190 overs)427
Fall of wickets:
1-63 (Washbrook), 2-80 (Robertson), 3-178 (Compton), 4-178 (Hutton), 5-271 (Cranston), 6-290 (Yardley), 7-322 (Howorth), 8-358 (Evans), 9-408 (Wright), 10-427 (Copson, 190 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett32   6820--
Dawson35   5801--
Mann64   28934--
Rowan38   9923-1
Smith21   0681--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellc Evans b Copson12037338115- 
DV Dyerc Gladwin b Howorth1862602- 
KG Viljoenc Evans b Wright1036331- 
AD Noursec Yardley b Howorth1013132- 
*A Melvillelbw b Cranston391121083- 
OC Dawsonlbw b Wright55111919- 
+GM Fullertonc Howorth b Cranston625211- 
AMB Rowanb Howorth074-- 
NBF Mannb Copson36514971 
L Tuckettnot out007-- 
VI Smithlbw b Copson042-- 
Extras(3 b, 2 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 131 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Dyer), 2-62 (Viljoen), 3-78 (Nourse), 4-164 (Melville), 5-243 (Dawson), 6-253 (Fullerton), 7-254 (Rowan), 8-293 (Mitchell), 9-302 (Mann), 10-302 (Smith, 131 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson27   13463--
Gladwin16   2390-1
Wright29   7892-1
Howorth39   166431-
Compton11   4310--
Cranston9   2252--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
L Huttonc Tuckett b Mann3669555- 
C Washbrookc Fullerton b Rowan4375694- 
JDB Robertsonb Rowan3074592- 
DCS Comptonc Nourse b Dawson11311810915- 
*NWD Yardleyc sub (DW Begbie) b Mann1124152- 
K Cranstonc Mitchell b Rowan022-- 
R Howorthnot out4563743- 
+TG Evansnot out3937296- 
C Gladwindid not bat      
DVP Wrightdid not bat      
WH Copsondid not bat      
Extras(6 b, 2 w)8
Total(6 wickets, declared, 77 overs)325
Fall of wickets:
1-73 (Hutton), 2-89 (Washbrook), 3-158 (Robertson), 4-179 (Yardley), 5-180 (Cranston), 6-267 (Compton)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Tuckett7   03402-
Dawson15   1591--
Mann27   71022--
Rowan25   1953--
Smith3   0270--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
B Mitchellnot out18944042026- 
DV Dyerlbw b Wright43330-- 
KG Viljoenst Evans b Howorth3379634- 
AD Nourseb Howorth9714615012- 
*A Melvillec Evans b Cranston61515-- 
OC Dawsonc Howorth b Cranston055-- 
+GM Fullertonc Evans b Howorth1426193- 
NBF Mannc Hutton b Wright1027412- 
L Tuckettnot out4079907- 
AMB Rowandid not bat      
VI Smithdid not bat      
Extras(12 b, 14 lb, 4 w)30
Total(7 wickets, 141 overs)423
Fall of wickets:
1-8 (Dyer), 2-48 (Viljoen), 3-232 (Nourse), 4-247 (Melville), 5-249 (Dawson), 6-266 (Fullerton), 7-314 (Mann)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Copson30   11660--
Gladwin16   53304-
Wright30   81032--
Howorth37   12853--
Cranston21   3612--
Compton4   0300--
Hutton2   0140--
Yardley1   010--

--> C Washbrook (1) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 2
--> JDB Robertson made his debut in Test matches
--> NWD Yardley (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 16
--> K Cranston (1) passed his previous highest score of 23 in Test matches
--> R Howorth made his debut in Test matches
--> C Gladwin (1) passed his previous highest score of 16 in Test matches
--> OC Dawson (1) passed his previous highest score of 48 in Test matches
--> NBF Mann (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Test matches
--> B Mitchell (2) passed his previous highest score of 164 in Test matches
--> B Mitchell (2) passed 10000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 78
--> KG Viljoen (2) passed 7000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 20
--> GM Fullerton (2) passed his previous highest score of 13 in Test matches
--> L Tuckett (2) passed his previous highest score of 17 in Test matches
--> AMB Rowan achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed R Howorth in the England first innings (previous best was 2-100)
--> NBF Mann reached 100 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed NWD Yardley, his 3rd wicket in the England first innings
--> R Howorth took a wicket with his first ball in Test matches in the South Africa first innings
--> NBF Mann reached 50 wickets in first-class matches for the season when he dismissed NWD Yardley, his 2nd wicket in the England second innings





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